Viad - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Viad M&A Summary

Viad has acquired 15 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Viad has acquired in 7 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (36%) and leisure (36%).

Viad Business Overview

Where is Viad headquartered?

Viad is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

What is Viad’s revenue?

Viad disclosed revenue of 1,127M USD for 2022 and 507M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Viad have?

Viad has 1,697 employees.

What sector is Viad in?

Viad is a business services company.

When was Viad founded?

Viad was founded in 1926.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5

Viad

Viad Corp.

1850 North Central Avenue,
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
United States,
(602) 207-1000
www.viad.com

Viad operates through two businesses: Pursuit and GES. Pursuit is a collection of attractions, lodges and hotels, and sightseeing tours in iconic locations. GES is a full-service live events company serving 70% of the Fortune 1000 in 75+ countries. Viad was founded in 1926 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 13 - - 1 - - 14
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Glacier Raft Co. 2022-03-24 - Add-on Acquisition
West Glacier, Montana · www.glacierraftco.com
FlyOver Canada 2016-12-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.flyovercanada.com
On Event Services LLC 2016-08-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Norcross, Georgia · www.oneventservices.com
CIRI Alaska Tourism Corp. 2016-03-14 - Divestiture
Anchorage, Alaska · www.ciritourism.com
N200 Ltd. 2014-11-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Watford, United Kingdom
onPeak LLC 2014-10-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.onPeak.com
Travel Planners, Inc. 2014-10-08 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York
Blitz Communications Group Limited 2014-09-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Elstree, United Kingdom · www.blitzcommunications.com
Banff International Hotel 2012-03-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Banff, Alberta · www.banffinternational.com
Denali Backcountry Lodge and Denali Cabins 2011-09-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Alaska, Alabama
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 5 (36%) - - -
Leisure 5 (36%) - - -
Airlines 1 (7%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (7%) - - -
Marketing 1 (7%) - - -
Media 1 (7%) - - -
Total 14 - - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 10 - - -
  Montana 4 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Alaska 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Domestic 10 (71%) - - -
Cross-border 4 (29%) - - -
Total 14 - - -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
21%
3 (21%)
Strategic(s)
7%
1 (7%)

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